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And it came to pass that there was one among them whose name was Zeezrom,
And this Zeezrom began to question Amulek, saying: "Will ye answer me a few questions which I shall ask you?"
Now Zeezrom was a man which was expert in the devices of the devil, that he might destroy that which was good; Therefore, he saith unto Amulek: "Will ye answer the questions which I shall put unto you?"
And Zeezrom saith unto him: "Behold, here are six onties of silver, And all these will I give unto thee if thou wilt deny the existence of a Supreme Being."
And Zeezrom saith unto him: "Thou sayest there is a true and a living God?"
Now Zeezrom saith: "Is there more than one God?"
Now Zeezrom saith unto him again: "How knowest thou these things?"
And Zeezrom saith again: "Who is He that shall come? Is it the Son of God?"
And Zeezrom saith again: "Shall He save His people in their sins?"
Now Zeezrom saith unto the people: "See that ye remember these things, for he saith there is but one God; Yet he saith that the Son of God shall come, but He shall not save His people, as though he had authority to command God."
Now Zeezrom saith again unto him: "Is the Son of God the Very Eternal Father?"
Now, when Amulek had finished these words, the people began again to be astonished, and also Zeezrom began to tremble.
Now Alma seeing that the words of Amulek had silenced Zeezrom, for he beheld that Amulek had caught him in his lying and deceiving to destroy him, And seeing that he began to tremble under a consciousness of his guilt, He opened his mouth and began to speak unto him and to establish the words of Amulek and to explain things beyond, or to unfold the scriptures beyond that which Amulek had done.
Now the words that Alma spake unto Zeezrom were heard by the people round about, for the multitude was great. And he spake on this wise:
"Now Zeezrom, seeing that thou hast been taken in thy lyings and craftiness, for thou hast not lied unto men only, but thou hast lied unto God,
Now when Alma had spoken these words, Zeezrom began to tremble more exceedingly, for he was convinced more and more of the power of God;
And Zeezrom began to inquire of them diligently, that he might know more concerning the kingdom of God.
But the more part of them were desirous that they might destroy Alma and Amulek, For they were angry with Alma because of the plainness of his words unto Zeezrom;
And it also came to pass that Zeezrom was astonished at the words which had been spoken, And he also knew concerning the blindness of the minds which he had caused among the people by his lying words;
And also Zeezrom lay sick at Sidom with a burning fever which was caused by the great tribulations of his mind on account of his wickedness, For he supposed that Alma and Amulek were no more, And he supposed that they had been slain by the cause of his iniquity;
And it came to pass that they went immediately, obeying the message which he had sent unto them; And they went in unto the house unto Zeezrom,
And it came to pass that when Alma had said these words, that Zeezrom leaped upon his feet and began to walk;
And Alma baptized Zeezrom unto the Lord; And he began from that time forth to preach unto the people.
Therefore, he took Ammon and Aaron and Omner- and Himni he did leave in the church in Zarahemla, but the former three he took with him-and also Amulek and Zeezrom which were at Melek, And he also took two of his sons;
"O Lord, wilt Thou comfort my soul and give unto me success? And also my fellow laborers which are with me- yea, Ammon and Aaron and Omner, and also Amulek and Zeezrom, and also my two sons- Yea, even all these wilt Thou comfort, O Lord? Yea, wilt Thou comfort their souls in Christ?
"And now these are the cities which the Lamanites have obtained possession by the shedding of the blood of so many of our valiant men- The Land of Manti, or the City of Manti, and the City of Zeezrom, and the City of Cumeni, and the City of Antiparah-
"And remember also the words which Amulek spake unto Zeezrom in the City of Ammonihah; For he said unto him that the Lord surely should come to redeem His people; But that He should not come to redeem them in their sins, But to redeem them from their sins;
And Aminadab saith unto them: "You must repent and cry unto the voice, even until ye shall have faith in Christ, which was taught unto you by Alma and Amulek and by Zeezrom; And when ye shall do this, the cloud of darkness shall be removed from overshadowing you."